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Minister instructs schools to enrol all undocumented children

Following a ruling by the Eastern Cape high court (Grahamstown) on December 12 that schools should admit undocumented children, the department of basic education has now issued circular instructing schools

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STATE OPPOSES PRETORIA RESIDENTS’S BID TO REMOVE REFUGEES CAMPED OUTSIDE UNHCR

An application by residents who want the high court in Pretoria to order the removal of refugees camped in Brooklyn and Waterkloof will be heard only next week. The matter

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‘DATA DOESN’T SUPPORT THAT FOREIGNERS ARE GRABBING JOBS FROM SOUTH AFRICANS’

The spike in violence against foreign nationals in parts of Gauteng in recent weeks was debated in the National Assembly on Tuesday. Some Members of Parliament fingered government failure in

DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS REOPENS REFUGEE OFFICE IT CLOSED IN 2011

“The courts had spoken. We had to do it,” says Deputy Minister of Home Affairs The Port Elizabeth Refugee Reception Office was officially re-opened on Friday by Minister of Home

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FOREIGN NATIONALS ESCORTED OUT OF MIDDELBURG AFTER SHOPS LOOTED DURING PROTESTS

Demonstrations erupted following the killing of a 25-year-old woman on Wednesday. Mpumalanga police are escorting foreign nationals out of Middelburg on Thursday morning after their shops were looted during violent

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HERITAGE DAY NOT A CELEBRATION FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa has called for an end to xenophobic attacks and intolerance‚ so that asylum seekers‚ refugees and migrants can also celebrate their

WHAT’S THE TRUE NUMBER OF UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS IN SOUTH AFRICA?

Researched by Gopolang Makou In his trademark black hat, South Africa’s police minister said his department will work “with lightning speed” to turn around an increase in crime. Minister Bheki

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TWENTY-SIX YOUNG NIGERIAN MIGRANT WOMEN LAID TO REST IN ITALY

Salerno, Italy (CNN)Twenty-six matching coffins for the mostly nameless victims of the latest Mediterranean migrant disaster were lined up in two rows in the center of the main cemetery in